2016 Ford Focus RS officially packs 345 horsepower!
Ford has revealed the official specs for the 2016 Focus RS, which was unveiled earlier this year. The Focus RS is powered by a 2.3L EcoBoost engine and now we know that the engine generates 345 horsepower and 324 lb-ft. of torque.
2016 Ford F-150 gets new Appearance Packages and SYNC 3
Ford has revealed the updates to the 2016 Ford F-150 pickup, which is getting a long list of enhancements, including new towing technology, Special Edition Appearance Packages, SYNC 3 and alternative fuel capability.
Lincoln has lowered the pricing for the new, second-generation MKX crossover, which is now priced at $38,995, down from $39,795 for the old 2015 model. At launch the 2016 MKX will be offered in three trim levels: Premiere, Select and Reserve. A Black Label version will also eventually be offered.
Ford F-150 Halo Sandcat celebrates the release of Halo 5
Ford has revealed a one-of-a-kind F-150, the F-150 Halo Sandcat, which is meant to celebrate the release of Halo 5: Guardians for Xbox One. It's inspired by Halo's United Nations Space Command vehicle design and will be on display at E3 2015.
2016 Ford Transit models get SYNC 3 and a few other upgrades
Ford has announced the updates to the 2016 Ford Transit, which is offered in three versions: Transit, Transit Connect and the Transit Connect Wagon. The updates to "America's best-selling van" include the availability of Ford's new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system, a rearview camera and new customization options.
Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang and Shelby GT350R Mustang officially pack 526-hp
Ford has announced that the Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang and Shelby GT350R Mustang will now be powered by the most powerful naturally aspirated road-going engine in its history. Both models are powered by a new 5.2L flat-plane crankshaft V8 that generates 526-hp and 429 lb-ft. of torque.
The new 5.2-liter V8 is not only Ford's most powerful naturally aspirated engine ever, but also its most efficient in terms of specific output. Without turbocharging or supercharging, the flat-plane crankshaft V8 produces 102 horsepower per liter of displacement. The new engine is also the highest-revving V8 in Ford history - with a redline of 8,250 rpm.
Ford limits production of 2015 Shelby GT350 and GT350R models
Ford has announced that it will build a limited run of the 2015 Shelby GT350 and GT350R Mustangs for the 2015 model year to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Shelby GT350. Only 100 Shelby GT350 models will feature a 2015 model year designation before production switches over to 2016, while on 37 GT350R models will be produced.
Lincoln may bring back iconic names like the Town Car
Earlier this month Lincoln unveiled the Continental concept at the New York Auto Show, which may signal that Lincoln is getting ready to ditch the "MK" naming scheme that it launched almost a decade ago.
Ford releases a special Taurus for the Chinese market
For the first time ever, Ford is going to bring the Taurus to the Chinese market and today it's unveiled a new 2016 Taurus at the Shanghai Motor Show. The 2016 Taurus differs from the U.S. Taurus and Ford says that it was designed specifically for the Chinese market.
Next-Gen 2016 Ford Taurus to debut at Shanghai Motor Show
Ford is going to unveil the all-new 2016 Taurus this month at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. Ford hasn't revealed any details about the next Taurus, but its expected that it will look more like a stretched Fusion. It will also share its platform with the Fusion and new Edge.
Lincoln Continental Concept previews a new flagship sedan
This week Cadillac is unveiling its new flagship, the 2016 CT6, but crosstown rival Lincoln has something up its sleeve as well. Lincoln has just previewed its new flagship sedan with the debut of the Continental concept, which will also debut this week at the New York Auto Show.
The 2016 Ford Focus RS is going to have its U.S. debut next month at the 2015 New York Auto Show, but fans will have to wait at least a year to get their hands on one, since Ford has announced that sales will begin in spring 2016.
The Ford Edge was introduced 10 years ago and now the 2015 Edge kicks off the all-new third generation. Since its introduction the Edge has been one of the most popular five-seat crossovers on the market. For the 2015 Edge, Ford started with a clean slate, with some of the stuff that buyers liked about the last two generations thrown in. What we have now is the best looking Edge yet that is now powered by new engines and filled with the latest tech features. How well does it stack up against its newest competitors, like the also new Kia Sorento and Nissan Murano?
Ford GT will not be cheap! Ford source reveals $400k price tag
Yes you read that right! The new Ford GT will have a price tag around $400,000 when it arrives. During the GT's European premiere this week at the Geneva Motor Show, Ford's Performance head Dave Pericak stated, "price wise, we'll be facing off against cars like the Aventador."
Ford kicks off production of the all-new 2015 Edge
Ford has announced that production of the all-new 2015 Edge crossover has kicked off at its Oakville Assembly plant outside of Toronto, Canada. The new Edge will be exported to 100 countries and to support the global launch of the Ford Edge, Ford has announced addition of 400 new employees to supplement the 1,000 new employees that were announced last year.
Ford and Petty's Garage create a 627-hp Mustang GT
Ford has announced that it has teamed up with Petty's Garage to create a new limited 627 horsepower Mustang GT that is inspired by the Petty's Garage Mustang GT that debuted at the SEMA show in Las Vegas.
2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility debuts in Chicago
Get ready to see a new set of lights screaming at you're speeding down the highway, since Ford has revealed the 2016 Police Interceptor Utility. Based on the updated 2016 Explorer, the Police Interceptor Utility gets an updated front fascia with a new grille, headlights and lower bumper. The rear end also gets updated taillights and a new spoiler.
2015 Ford Edge Sport officially packs 315 horsepower
Ford has released more details about the all-new 2015 Ford Edge, which is going to arrive in showrooms this spring. When Ford revealed the new Edge last summer, Ford did not reveal the specs for the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 in the Edge Sport, but now we know that it packs 315 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. of torque.
Ken Block speeds around Ford's Cologne plant in the 2016 Focus RS [VIDEO]
Yesterday Ford took the wraps off the much anticipated 2016 Focus RS and now we have a video that shows Ken Block behind the wheels of the hot hatchback. Ken Block helped Ford fine-tune the handling of the Focus RS and you can see him here testing it out inside Ford's plant in Cologne, Germany.
2016 Ford Focus RS officially unveiled with over 315-hp
Ford has revealed the ultimate Focus - the 2016 Focus RS, which is powered by a 2.3L EcoBoost turbocharged engine that Ford says produces "well in excess of 315 horsepower." The Focus RS is the latest model from Ford's new Performance division that promises to release more than 12 high-performance vehicles by 2020.
The first photos of the 2016 Ford Focus RS have leaked online ahead of its debut tomorrow. The Focus RS is Ford's answer to models, like the Subaru WRX STI and VW Golf R. Under the hood we can expect it to be powered by the same turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder as the Mustang.
Ford confirms faster Ford Fiesta in the works, Most likely Fiesta RS
Late last year Ford announced plans to launch 12 new models under its high-performance Ford Performance division. We already know that the plan includes the new Focus RS, GT, hotter versions of the Mustang and the F-150 Raptor, but now Ford has confirmed that a hotter Fiesta is also in the works.
Earlier this month Ford revealed the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor at the Detroit Auto Show. Ford revealed that it will be powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost V6 instead of the current 6.2L V8, but one thing Ford failed to reveal was the V6's power specs. Well now we know that the 3.5L V6 will generate a nice 450 horsepower, according to Ford's head of Global Product Development, Raj Nair.
2016 Ford Focus RS will debut on February 3 [VIDEO]
Ford has released a teaser of the 2016 Ford Focus RS, which is going to be officially unveiled on February 3. The high-performance Focus RS will go head-to-head with other powerful compacts, like the VW Golf R and Subaru WRX STI.
First 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R raises $1 million
The first retail production 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R fetched a whopping $ 1 million over the weekend at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. All proceeds from the sale of the Shelby GT350R VIN#001 will benefit JDRF, the country's leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research.
Ford plans to limit the use of aluminum to its truck lineup
Ford made big headlines when it announced the new aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150, but before we get our hopes up for an aluminum-skinned Mustang, Ford just said there are no plans for it. Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president of the Americas recently stated that Ford has no plans to use aluminum beyond its truck lineup because there are more cost-effective ways to improve the fuel economy of its cars.
Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang is the most race-ready road-legal Mustang ever!
Ford Mustang fans that loved the debut of the Shelby GT350 at the LA Auto Show last November will be excited to see the latest release. Ford has unveiled the Shelby GT350R, which Ford says is the most race-ready road-legal Mustang ever.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor debuts with 10-Speed transmission
Ford has revealed the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor pickup in Detroit. Based on the new aluminum bodied F-150, the 2017 F-150 Raptor will be powered by a new 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine that will generate more power than the current 6.2L V8. The new V6 will also be mated to a new 10-speed automatic transmission.
Ford reveals an all-new GT in Detroit with more than 600-HP!
Ford's newperformance division just debuted its best model yet - an all-new GT! The new GT is one of more than 12 new Ford Performance vehicles coming by 2020, which includes the Focus RS, F-150 Raptor, Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R. But the best part is that the new GT is expected to go into production next year.
2016 Lincoln MKX photos leak ahead of its debut in Detroit
The first photos of the all-new 2016 Lincoln MKX have leaked online ahead of its debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. Lincoln previewed the new MKX last April at the Beijing Motor Show and as expected most of the styling remains the same.
Ford Registers 'EcoBeast' Name, May be Used for the Next F-150 Raptor
This month Ford registered the "EcoBeast" name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, but what does it mean? Automakers have a history of registering names that they will never use, but in this case, the "EcoBeast" name could be applied to the next-generation F-150 Raptor.
Ford Racing Wants to Help You Squeeze More Power Out of its EcoBoost Engines
Ford now offers its turbocharged EcoBoost engines in all of its high-performance models - from the Fiesta ST to the Mustang. To help aftermarket tuners squeeze even more power from its EcoBoost engine family, Ford Racing is working on a number of modifications, like a programming handset that will give tuners the ability to tweak their engine's performance.
New Ford GT May Come to Detroit with 600-HP EcoBoost V6
A new report claims that Ford is going to bring a new GT to the Detroit Auto Show next month. If the report is accurate, Ford is reportedly going to reveal a new GT that will be powered by a EcoBoost V6 engine with around 600 horsepower.
Ford Introduces SYNC 3 - Easier to Use, More Intuitive and Faster
It's hard to believe that Ford's SYNC communications and entertainment system has been around longer than the iPhone and now Ford has announced the introduction of the third-generation system. Ford says that SYNC 3 is now more intuitive, easier to use and even faster.
North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced
The finalists for the 2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards have been announced, which leaves three cars and three trucks in the running to receive the award next month at the Detroit Auto Show.
The all-new 2015 Ford F-150 went on a significant diet plan with one of the goals being improved fuel economy, which explains why it now holds the title as the most fuel efficient full size gas powered pickup. Even with the gains that the new truck received, Ford is reportedly looking at other ways to make the F-150 even more fuel efficient, which could include a hybrid version.